“Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system. I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance.”
-Sir Isaac Newton
“Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God” – that was the headline of a recent Wall Street Journal article.
As a Christian and someone who has probably spent way too much time in higher ed environments I’ve always been a little (hate to say this) but self-conscious about my faith. I love apologetics and have read a few good books on the subject, but trying to defend my faith against a scientist pulling for the other side has always scared me a bit.
I’ve always wanted the most “learned” people in the world to believe in God like I do, but faith is not something that is prized at the institutions of higher learning. In fact, it is pretty much looked down upon.
That is why I found this article so exciting! A mainstream publication – the Wall Street Journal, no less – publishing a well written article on how science is having an increasingly hard time justifying our universe without some form of divine creator.
If you’d like to learn more about what the article said, please read on.
The article starts out referring to a 1966 Time magazine cover story asking: “Is God Dead?” The concept was that as science progresses there will be less need for a “God” to explain the universe. In other words as we become smarter and understand more about our universe, we won’t need to rely on the “God Crutch” to explain how all this got started. Read more…